Philip Gann was born in San Diego, California, in 1987. Gann lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. He received a BA in Fine Arts with a dual emphasis in Studio Art & Art History from San Francisco State University 2013. Gann has been awarded with the Distinction Gallery Scholarship 2011, Martin Wong Scholarship 2012, and the Ron & Sue Meier Scholarship 2014. Presently Gann is managing The Loft artists studio in South San Francisco and developing a body of work based on his childhood interest and the adolescence atmospheres that shaped his identity.